Ann Lawlor - Biography
Planning and Sustainable Growth, Community Development, Progressive Government
Ann was elected to Council in 2010. Before embarking on public life, Ann’s professional career included 10 years as an account executive in the family-owned marketing company; five years as the director of a non-profit social service agency and three years managing her own consulting business.
In addition to her Council work, Ann administers historic Devereaux House where she is responsible for facility management, community outreach and support to the non-profit board of directors.
As a Town Councillor, Ann sits on the Halton Hills Public Library Board, the Town’s Economic Development and Corporate Affairs Committees and various other task forces.
As a volunteer community leader, Ann has served on a number of boards and associations. Her past involvement includes:
- Director, Halton Hills Community Energy Corporation
- Director, Georgetown Hospital Foundation
- Founding Board Member, United Way of Halton Hills
- Founding Chair, Friends of Devereaux House
- President, CFUW (University Women’s Club)
- Charter Member, Friends of the Old Seed House Garden
- Member, Canadian Museums Association
- Citizen Appointee, Heritage Halton Hills
Ann believes in thinking globally while acting locally. She has a long-time passion for effective government, which is enhanced by her academic training; she holds a master’s degree in public administration.